Author Archives: Cinema Perspective

Film review: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Veteran filmmaker Luc Besson certainly has a vivid imagination, and is associated with French 1980s movement ‘Cinéma du look’ which is said to favour style over substance. His latest feature is sci-fi space opera Valerian and the City of a … Continue reading

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Must-See Movies of August 2017

In my home city of Edinburgh, the Fringe Festival is upon us, with music, theatre and comedy engulfing the cobbled streets. However, there is still plenty to see in the darkened comfort of the cinema. Here are my picks of … Continue reading

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Film review: Dunkirk

 Visionary filmmaker Christopher Nolan has carved a career out of writing and directing imaginative movies, telling mind-bending tales in a way that only he can. His latest feature marks a departure of sorts as he turns his attention to World … Continue reading

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Film review: War for the Planet of the Apes

  The modern Apes trilogy has spanned six years and following the Rise and Dawn comes War for the Planet of the Apes, the third and final instalment directed and co-written by Matt Reeves. The story is picked up as … Continue reading

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Film review: All Eyez on Me

 Hip hop can often be thought of as an autobiographical artform, with rappers telling snippets of their life stories through their songs. In recent years, many of them have had their accounts immortalised on-screen and with crime biopic All Eyez … Continue reading

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Tennis Trailers: Battle of the Sexes/Borg vs. McEnroe

Borg vs. McEnroe Directed by: Janus Metz Pedersen Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Stellan Skarsgård, Sverrir Gudnason Release: September 2017 Battle of the Sexes Directed by: Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris Starring: Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Andrea Riseborough Release: October 2017

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Film review: Baby Driver

British writer and director Edgar Wright burst onto the cinema scene after the success of a celebrated sitcom at the turn of the millennium, and he hasn’t looked back since, now making movies across the Atlantic stamped with his signature … Continue reading

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